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WHS Tigers fall in 8-A consolation

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WHS 8-A tournament champs / Penny Staats photo

Red Boiling Springs 55, Watertown 54
MADISON -- Down 10 in the early going Watertown's boys dropped a narrow 55-54 decision to Red Boiling Springs in Saturday afternoon's District 8-A consolation game at Goodpasture Christian School.

The Purple Tigers (15-15) got 17 points from Dylan Speck, 12 from Devon High and 10 from Ty Love. Seth Price had seven points, Brant Martin six and Vonta Bates two points to round out the Watertown scoring.

Coach Matt Bradshaw's team will be in action 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 at District 7-A champion Clarkrange (25-5) in a loser-out contest.

Region 4-A quarterfinals
Girls - Monday, Feb. 23
7-A No. 4 Monterey (9-24) at 8-A No. 1 Watertown (20-8)
7-A No. 3 Jackson County (20-8) at 8-A No. 2 Red Boiling Springs (13-18)
7-A No. 2 Pickett County (20-8) at 8-A No. 3 Gordonsville (7-22)
7-A No. 1 Clarkrange (25-5) hosts 8-A No. 4 Goodpasture (5-22)

Boys - Tuesday, Feb. 24
7-A No. 4 Pickett County (15-14) at 8-A No. 1 Goodpasture (23-5)
7-A No. 3 Clarkrange (14-15) at 8-A No. 2 Gordonsville (11-17)
7-A No. 2 Jackson County (20-8) hosts 8-A No. 3 Red Boiling Springs (15-17)
7-A No. 1 Clay County (23-4) hosts 8-A No. 4 Watertown (15-15)

Region semifinals at Watertown High Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 4, 5:30, 7 and 8:30 p.m. The girls and boys region finals are scheduled for Thursday at 6 and 7:30 p.m. again, at Watertown High.

Tigerettes improve to 20-8 -
MADISON -- Watertown's girls claimed their first district tournament championship since 1995 with a 49-32 victory over Red Boiling Springs Saturday, Feb. 13 in the 8-A title game at Goodpasture Christian School.

Tigerette head man Lane Price was named District Coach of the year for leading his squad to both the regular season and tournament crowns with a record of 20-8.

Trailing 9-6 after one period, Watertown went on a 15-3 roll and took a 21-12 lead into intermission.

Ten Tigerettes scored, none in double figures. Bobbi Staats and Dae Dae Nunley led the way with eight points apiece, while Shelby Mofield drilled a pair of 3-pointers for her six points.

Jenna Haun and Jasmine High finished with five points apiece while Amber Wright, Brenna Luttrell and Katie Dalton each had four. Mya Huddleston scored three points and Bay Cole two to round out the scoring.

Watertown reached the finals with a 48-39 win over Gordonsville in Friday's (Dec. 13) semifinals as Nunley had 21 points and Staats 14.

The Tigerettes will host the Region 4-A tournament opener Monday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m.

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